Science and the Modern World, VIII.
Presenter: Adnan Sivić
Chapters: Ch. XII “Religion and Science ” & Ch. XIII “Requisites for Social Progress” Continue reading Epoché V, Ep. 8: Science and the Modern World, Chs. XII & XIII
The human,” Helmuth Plessner tells us, “lives only insofar as he leads a life”. Our way of life does not seem to be given in our nature, in the routines and instincts of animal existence. There is no obvious pathway or blueprint for us to adopt, though we have tried to invent many. There is no answer, but a continuous question hanging over our heads that shakes our foundations even as we work to establish them. Continue reading Plessner’s Theory of the Excentric Positionality of Humans